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The Kavli Prize for Neuroscience is one of the The Kavli Prizes established in 2005 through a joint venture between the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, and The Kavli Foundation. The main objective for the Prize is to honor, support and recognize scientists for outstanding scientific work in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience and award three international prizes every second year. The Kavli Prize was awarded the first time in Oslo, 9 September 2008. The Prizes were presented by His Royal Highness [Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway. Each of the three Kavli Prizes consists of a gold medal, a scroll, and a cash award of US $1,000,000.

Recipients of the neuroscience prize Edit

Year Laureate Institution Country Citation
2008 Sten Grillner Karolinska Institute [[Image:Template:Country flag alias Sweden|22x20px|Template:Country alias Sweden]] “for discoveries on the developmental and functional logic of neuronal circuits”
Thomas Jessell Columbia University [[Image:Template:Country flag alias UK|22x20px|Template:Country alias UK]] [[Image:Template:Country flag alias US|22x20px|Template:Country alias US]]
Pasko Rakic Yale University School of Medicine [[Image:Template:Country flag alias Serbia|22x20px|Template:Country alias Serbia]] [[Image:Template:Country flag alias US|22x20px|Template:Country alias US]]
2010 Richard H. Scheller Genentech, South San Francisco, California [[Image:Template:Country flag alias US|22x20px|Template:Country alias US]] “for discovering the molecular basis of neurotransmitter release”
Thomas C. Südhof Stanford University School of Medicine [[Image:Template:Country flag alias Germany|22x20px|Template:Country alias Germany]]
James E. Rothman Yale University [[Image:Template:Country flag alias US|22x20px|Template:Country alias US]]
2012 Cornelia Isabella Bargmann Rockefeller University [[Image:Template:Country flag alias US|22x20px|Template:Country alias US]] “for elucidating basic neuronal mechanisms underlying perception and decision.”
Winfried Denk Max Planck Institute for Medical Research [[Image:Template:Country flag alias Germany|22x20px|Template:Country alias Germany]]
Ann M. Graybiel Massachusetts Institute of Technology [[Image:Template:Country flag alias US|22x20px|Template:Country alias US]]

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